Chapter 8. Updating OpenShift Container Storage

8.1. Enabling automatic updates for OpenShift Container Storage operator

Use this procedure to enable automatic update approval for updating OpenShift Container Storage operator in OpenShift Container Platform.

Prerequisites

  • Update the OpenShift Container Platform cluster to the latest stable release of version 4.2, see Updating Clusters.
  • Ensure that all OpenShift Container Storage nodes are in Ready status.
  • Under Persistent Storage in Health card, confirm that the Ceph cluster is healthy and data is resilient.

Procedure

  1. Log in to OpenShift Web Console.
  2. Click OperatorsInstalled Operators
  3. Select the openshift-storage project.
  4. Click on the OpenShift Container Storage operator name.
  5. Click Subscription tab and click the link under Approval.
  6. Select Automatic (default) and click Save.
  7. Perform one of the following depending on the Upgrade Status:

    • Upgrade Status shows requires approval.

      1. Click on the …​requires approval.
      2. On the InstallPlan Details page, click Preview Install Plan.
      3. Review the install plan and click Approve.
      4. Wait for the Status to change from Unknown to Created.
      5. Click OperatorsInstalled Operators
      6. Select the openshift-storage project.
      7. Wait for the Status to change to Up to date
    • Upgrade Status does not show requires approval:

      1. Wait for the update to initiate. This may take up to 20 minutes.
      2. Click OperatorsInstalled Operators
      3. Select the openshift-storage project.
      4. Wait for the Status to change to Up to date

Verification steps

  1. Click Persistent Storage and in Health card confirm that the Ceph cluster is healthy.
  2. Click OperatorsInstalled OperatorsOpenShift Container Storage Operator.
  3. Under Storage Cluster, verify that the cluster service status in Ready.
  4. If verification steps fail, kindly contact Red Hat Support.

8.2. Manually updating OpenShift Container Storage operator

Use this procedure to update OpenShift Container Storage operator by providing manual approval to the install plan.

Prerequisites

  • Update the OpenShift Container Platform cluster to the latest stable release of version 4.2, see Updating Clusters.
  • Ensure that all OpenShift Container Storage nodes are in Ready status.
  • Under Persistent Storage in Health card, confirm that the Ceph cluster is healthy and data is resilient.

Procedure

  1. Log in to OpenShift Web Console.
  2. Click OperatorsInstalled Operators
  3. Select the openshift-storage project.
  4. Click Subscription tab and click the link under Approval.
  5. Select Manual and click Save.
  6. Wait for the Upgrade Status to change to Upgrading.
  7. If the Upgrade Status shows requires approval, click on requires approval.
  8. On the InstallPlan Details page, click Preview Install Plan.
  9. Review the install plan and click Approve.
  10. Wait for the Status to change from Unknown to Created.
  11. Click OperatorsInstalled Operators
  12. Select the openshift-storage project.
  13. Wait for the Status to change to Up to date

Verification steps

  1. Click Persistent Storage and in Health card confirm that the Ceph cluster is healthy.
  2. Click OperatorsInstalled OperatorsOpenShift Container Storage Operator.
  3. Under Storage Cluster, verify that the cluster service status in Ready.
  4. If verification steps fail, kindly contact Red Hat Support.